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Biking & sketching thru LA River and Downtown LA

idea by rixcerezo

DESCRIBE YOUR IDEAL CAR-FREE DAY IN LA.

Urban Explorers: Let’s go Biking, Sketching & Walking thru LA.
9AM Meet in Los Feliz to pedal along LA River Pathway (some will start earlier from the LA Zoo).
Time for photos, sketches and clean up the river, when possible. 5miles.
10AM Lincoln/Cypress Station: Lock your bike & ride the Metro. Wait for those coming southbound from Pasadena. Some older & physical limited fellows might come by Metro.
11AM Union Station. Tour, sketches & photos. Meet up here friends from East LA.
Walking tour: Olvera St, City Hall & Little Tokyo (1 mi). (Not enough? Take an extra mile to visit LA Cathedral, Music District LA Times. Great for sketching and photos)
1PM Lunch break at Little Tokyo.
3PM Your choice: MOCA museum visit, Metro ride to Mariachi Plaza/Mercadito of East LA, or take Metro back home (if your knees hurt) at Little Tokyo/Arts District Station.
In every visited landmark, you will get a sticker for your sketchbook to record the places you were.
MAP: http://tiny.cc/bikesketch

ZIP CODE

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91206

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Ready to go biking. When is the next ride?

by shamah
over 2 years ago | Reply

Great video

by unionbike
over 2 years ago | Reply

I think better if we split it in 2 days to enjoy it more

by user1980
over 2 years ago | Reply

A nice way to get a better appreciation of our city assets while doing art along the way. A great way to spend time with others.

by lkarendeutsch
over 2 years ago | Reply

Wow, and I always thought the car was the only way to get around LA... this sounds so much better...I LIKE IT ! ! John2

by John2@Yahoo.com
over 2 years ago | Reply

What a fun way to spend a day... see LA, get exercise, take photos, sketch... I love it... John L

by Uncle Johnny
over 2 years ago | Reply

I really liked this idea... Uncle Johnny

by Uncle Johnny
over 2 years ago | Reply

Question: when is this going to take place? Sounds good but it should be before summer time.

by fraser
over 2 years ago | Reply

We sketch during the tour just because it is faster. It is a 10-15 min break we take while biking or walking.

by rixcerezo
over 2 years ago | Reply

Sketching sounds fun, but why not painting instead?

by armando777
over 2 years ago | Reply

Glad you are considering elderly people. Most of these events are focused on just younger fellows.

by Rubenbbb
over 2 years ago | Reply

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